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Prukalpa Sankar


Prukalpa is the co-founder of SocialCops, a data intelligence company that empowers organizations to make tough decisions and solve some of the world’s most critical problems using data and technology. Their platform brings the entire decision-making process to one place — from collecting primary data and accessing secondary data to merging internal data and visualizing data via easy-to-use dashboards. SocialCops works with over 150 organizations in more than seven countries, on problems as diverse as driving rapid village development, tracking national welfare schemes, and optimizing marketing campaign locations. Their work spans different sectors with partners such as the Gates Foundation, Tata Trusts, United Nations, Government of India, Unilever and Frost & Sullivan.

Prukalpa was recognized by Forbes in their 30 Under 30 Asia and India lists of the top promising young leaders in technology, entrepreneurs and game changers.  She has also been recognized in Fortune India’s list of the top 40 under 40 entrepreneurs and CNBC list of the top 10 Young Business Women of 2016.

Prior to founding SocialCops, Prukalpa worked at Goldman Sachs and Exxon Mobil. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurship from Nanyang Technological University in 2013.